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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 09 May 2016

May 9, 2016 19:08 IST

The Recap of the Day brought out by jagranjosh.com covers important current affairs in bulleted form which would be of immense help in preparations for exams like civil services, SSC, Bank and MBA.

•    The meeting of South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) began on 9 May 2016 in – New Delhi, India

•    This tennis pair won the doubles title of Busan Open Challenger tennis tournament - Leander Paes and Sam Groth

•    The number one seed tennis player who won 2016 Mutua Madrid Open men’s singles title - Novak Djokovic

•    The author of Shashi Kapoor’s biography titled ‘Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star’ - Aseem Chhabra

•    The first Muslim Mayor of London who assumed the office on 9 May 2016 - Sadiq Khan

•    A bug found in China was declared as the world's longest insect in the first week of May 2016 is - Chan's megastick

•    Gujarat Government on 7 May 2016 accorded minority status to this community by issuing a government resolution (GR) to this effect - Jain

•    Biologists of this University on 5 May 2016 released a report titled ‘Why vultures matter – and what we lose if they’re gone’, highlighting ecosystem and human impacts of vulture declines - University of Utah

•    Atomic Oxygen was detected in the upper layers of the Martian atmosphere known as - Mesosphere

•    The instrument that helped NASA in detecting presence of Atomic Oxygen in the upper layers of the Martian atmosphere - Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

•    112, the single emergency number that will help people to reach immediate services of police, ambulance and fire department will be operational throughout India from - 1 January 2017

•    To help the budding entrepreneurs to set up their business without any delays, Union Government started the process for issuance of - Unique Business Identification Number (UBIN)

•    The disease for which the United Nations on 6 May 2016 announced the establishment of the UN Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) - Zika

•    India’s rank in crony-capitalism index that was released by the Economist in the first week of May 2016- Ninth

•    The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) into this sector on 6 May 2016 - Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs)

•    The epidemic that needs an urgent action to end within the next five years, as per the new report released by United Nations on 6 May 2016- AIDS

•    The Reserve Bank of India released Draft Guidelines for on tap licensing of Universal Banks on 6 May 2016 in - Private Sector

•    The Reserve Bank of India placed Consultation Paper on 28 April 2016 regarding- Peer to Peer Lending


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